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Full text of "Further Sources Of Vijayanagara History"

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speech, the Yfyi went to the spot along with them, and after
inspecting it, he began to build there a capital city for the
kings and their successors in their own line and others.
In the year Dhatri on the seventh day of the bright
fortnight in the solar month of Vaisakha, in the Saka year
indicated by dik (8), laha (5), dvi (2), candra (1), (i.e. 1258), was
the beautiful city designed in the shape of a man.
The city had nine gates, with other sub-gates, and was
fine. In that city (ruled) thirteen kings in succession. These
thirteen moiiarchs (were) devotees of Virupaksa, thanks to the
wise pupil of Vidyaranya-muni, Kriyasakti by name, endowed
with great powers of blessing (his pupils) ; these kings (with
names) signified by the letters ha, bu, ha, vi, bu, de, ra, vi,
de, vi, ma, ra and vi, virtuous in concFiict, full of mercy, will
rule the earth in virtue and attain spotless Tame. When the
ninth king is gone, there will be much confusion in the realm,
and the kingdom will be ruled thereafter only by three (kings).
Then the city will be ruled only with difficulty by kings, and
the last of the line, much troubled by enemies, will take flight
to another country after crossing the river, and will doubtless
meet his death there—such being the inevitable course of
fate. The line will end at the end of one hundred and fifty
years.
Mac. Jiffs. 23-4-1, pp. 17, 25-8, 79-82.
15.   KlLAJ&ANA OF SIVAYYA.
1.    Thirteen kings (with names beginning) ha, bu, ha, vi,
bu, de  etc.   Narasimha,  the lion among kings; his servant
called Narasa;
2.    His (Narasa's) son Narasimha; likewise Kr§naraya and
Acyuta: after them Timmaraja, Eamaraja and Sadasiva;
B.   Timmaraja and then his son called £riranga.   Thus
(there were) twenty three kings in the Karuata